Grandfather Art Whisnant played basketball at South Carolina and was a three-time all-Atlantic Coast Conference selection in the early 1960s.
Younger brother Austin played guard for the Charleston Southern University basketball team.
Can dunk a basketball and could palm a basketball as a seventh grader.
In June of 2012, threw out the first pitch at the San Francisco Giants-Houston Astros game after hitting drives at AT&T Park into McCovey Cove in front of spectators. He hit a number of drives over 330 yards from home plate, including a 335-yard bomb that ended up being his longest of the day.